##### Asked by: Dario Schridde

asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020# What is the difference between part to part and part to whole ratios?

**Ratios**can compare a

**part**to the

**whole**. An example of a

**part**to a

**whole ratio**is the number of females

**in a**class to the number of students

**in the**class.

**Ratios**can compare

**parts to parts**. An example of a

**part**to a

**part ratio**is where the number of females

**in a**class is compared to the number of males.

Likewise, people ask, what is a part to part and a part to whole ratio?

**Ratios** can be divided into **part-to-part ratios** and **part-to-whole ratios**. **Part-to-part ratios** provide the relationship between two distinct groups. For example, the **ratio** of men to women is 3 to 5, or the solution contains 3 **parts** water for every 2 **parts** alcohol.

what is a part ratio? **part**-**part ratio**. • a **ratio** that compares a selected number of **parts**. to a number of other **parts** in a **whole**.

Keeping this in consideration, what does part to whole mean in math?

**Part**-**Whole** is a ratio or a fraction that represents a relationship between a **part** and its **whole**.

What is ratio formula?

**Ratio Formula**. When we compare the relationship between two numbers dealing with a kind, then we use the **ratio formula**. It is denoted as a separation between the number with a colon (:). Sometimes a division sign is also used to express **ratios**.